Obama: America Must Remain Beacon for All Who Seek Freedom

President Obama on global fair trade, eradicating extreme poverty and fighting preventable diseases.
2:17 | 02/12/13

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Even as we protect our people. We should remember that today is world presents not -- dangerous not -- -- It presents opportunities. To boost American exports support American jobs. And level the playing field in the broader markets -- -- We intend to complete negotiations on -- trans Pacific partnership. And tonight I'm announcing that we will launch talks on a comprehensive trans Atlantic trade and investment partnership with the European Union. Because trade that is fair and free across the Atlantic supports millions of good paying American jobs. We also don't know that progress. In the most impoverished. Parts of our world in -- assault. Not only because it -- new markets. More stable. Order on certain regions of the world but also because the right thing to do. There -- many places people live on little more than a dollar a day. So -- -- -- will join with our allies to eradicate such extreme poverty in the next two decades. By connecting more people to the global economy. -- empowering women. -- giving our young and brightest minds new opportunities to serve. And helping communities to feed and power educate themselves. My saving the world's children from preventable deaths. And by realizing the promise of an aids free generation which is -- in our reach. The -- America must remain a beacon. To all who seek freedom during this period of historic change. I saw the power hope -- in -- in Burma. When on sung Suu Kyi welcomed an American president into the home where she had been imprisoned for years. When thousands of Burmese lined the streets waving American flags including man who said. There is just -- every wall in the United States. I want our country to be like that.

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